Reports and Presentations
December 16, 2020
The Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2020 report provides an in-depth overview of interoperability enhancements within the Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies. The report outlines policy changes and builds upon plans previously discussed in the Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2018 report. Progress regarding interoperability of information technology systems continues to expand the exchange of electronic health information within Texas.
S.B. 55, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, created the Texas Veterans + Family Alliance (TV+FA) grant program. Since the program was established, HHSC has implemented five grant phases.
December 11, 2020
Annual report to provide an update to the Legislature on the implementation of the system redesign for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability, as required by Texas Government Code, Chapter 534.
December 9, 2020
The Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans report discusses services for children under six years of age a critical time of early development which impacts children’s long-term outcomes. The report updates the 2018 edition by highlighting a unified and collaborative approach to delivering services and improving the health of Texas children, including the delivery of these services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 4, 2020
This report is issued by the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman to describe the program's activities, including complaint resolution on behalf of nursing and assisted living facility residents. It contains recommendations from the office regarding the rights, care and other issues related to residents.
December 2, 2020
The Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report for Fiscal Year 2020 is prepared by the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council and discusses fiscal year 2020 progress and successes related to implementation of the Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan.
This report was prepared by the Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder Parity Workgroup, and highlights the workgroup's activities and implementation of legislative directives toward development of the MHCSUD Strategic Plan.
December 1, 2020
The report presents the work of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth in Foster Care for FY2020.
The report complies with Section 531.0991(k) and evaluates the success of the community mental health matching grant program.
All Texas Access is a legislatively directed initiative that focuses on increasing access to mental health services in rural Texas communities. HHSC is collaborating with the rural-serving local mental health authorities (LMHAs) and local behavioral health authorities (LBHAs) to focus on diverting more Texans with mental illness away from the criminal justice system and into treatment.
This report discusses regional plans from groups of local LMHAs and LBHAs serving counties with a population of 250,000 or less. These plans are designed to increase the capacity of LMHAs and LBHAs in providing access to mental health services while reducing the cost associated with various metrics.